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. but still, a statement. >> mr. kerry, welcome to ukraine. >> thank you. >> reporter: in kiev, the ukrainian capital 500 miles away, secretary of state kerry walked the streets where scores of ukrainians died in protests last month, then praised their revolution. >> what they stood for so bravely i say with full conviction, will never be stolen by bullies or by invasions. it is called freedom. >> reporter: in moscow, vladimir putin offered a different version, a different reality in an extraordinary appearance. the new ukrainian government? illegitimate, he said. u.s. support for it was like, running experiments on rats. and then the u.s., he said, must stop encouraging what he called illegal change in the territory of the former soviet union. the soviet union shaped putin, a loyal kgb officer for 15 years. and here's what this country looked like back then, a colossus. and this is how it shrunk what the soviet union collapsed, which putin called, the greatest catastrophe of the century. his world view, shaped by the loss of an empire. >> he was born in a large soviet space that encompassed
at putting an end to the tense situation between ukraine and russia. >> secretary of state john kerry meeting with russia's foreign minister in paris this morning. kerry is also speaking with ukraine's foreign minister who hitched a ride to france on secretary of state's plane. abc's tahman bradley is following it from washington. >> reporter: the u.s. and other nations are still trying to defuse the volatile standoff in ukraine. in crimea, tensions remain high. with russian and ukrainian troops staring each other down walking the streets of kiev yesterday kerry saw the shrines where ukrainians died in last month's protests. the secretary blasted vladimir putin's invasion of crimea. >> it is not appropriate to invade a country and at the end of a barrel of a gun dictate what you are trying to achieve. >> reporter: putin says he ordered troops in to protect ethnic russians. president obama warned russia is violating international law. >> president putin seems to have a different set of lawyers making a different set of interpretations but i don't think that's fooling anybody. >> reporter: the
and secretary of state john kerry. speaking with someone in the ukraine with more on the fragile situation. have two sides saying they do not want this to escalate. both prepared to take further action. john kerry delivering that message. want todent obama and i make it clear to russia and everybody in the world that we are not seeking confrontation. there is a better way for russia to pursue its legitimate interests in the ukraine. >> with russian warships on the coast, and troops around military bases, this part of the ukraine is under the world microscope tonight. >> >> i know president who in has a different set of lawyers making a different set of interpretations. i do not think that is fooling anybody. >> the threat is there. you have -- with a person taking part in the protests. threats of economic sanctions against russia may be their biggest help. today, it is the ukraine. tomorrow, russia will occupy lot via. -- latvia. it is a threat to the world. >> the russians caused alarm, flawed -- firing a ballistic missile in. that was preplanned before the invasion. not to be shown as a sign o
have what it takes to prevent war. this morning, answers from secretary of state john kerry and our experts from the danger zone. plus live reports from the danger zone. >>> culture clash. that hot button bill in arizona. a water shed moment in the fight for gay rights? our powerhouse roundtable take on that debate and all the week's politics. >>> plus mr. affleck goes to washington, and nate silver cracks the oscar code. all right here this sunday morning. >>> as we come on the air this morning, america and the west are facing the most perilous confrontation with russia since the cold war. president obama spent a tense 90 minutes on the phone with vladimir putin yesterday, warning him to withdraw from the ukraine. the unsecurity council has been meeting in an emergency session, but russia is not backing down. on the move, surrounding ukrainian military bases. the new ukrainian government put its forces on display too. it's a high-stakes and dangerous standoff. we have alex marquardt in cri a crimea. >> reporter: when the u.s. says russia has invaded, this what they mean. they have
state john ker kerry telling abc news russia's actions are a, quote, brazen act of aggression" and tonight the white house is considering all options. president putin, however, defiant telling president obama russia's interests. more on that 90-minute phone call between president obama and more on that 90-minute phone call between president obama and but abc's chief foreign tekrr usocf >> reporter: david, all day long russia tightened its grip here s by sea the russian navy poured in more forces. on the roads, russian troops were on the move. on the border between crimea and the rest of ukraine, russian soldiers were spotted digging trenches, a sign they're here to and nearby in russia itself, full-scale military exercises were underway ominously. for ukraine's new prime minister, it was all too much. >> we are on the brink of the disaster. >> reporter: in kiev, the ukrainian government put its military on high alert and mobilized its forces for war. but russia now totally controls this key part of ukraine, the crimean peninsula, where there is strong popular support for russi
kerry arrived in the capital of kiev yesterday for a meeting. the u.s. has slammed russia, accusing it of invading and occupying ukraine and is preparing economic sanctions. >> we are examining a whole , economic,teps diplomatic, that will isolate russia. >> so far, threats of isolation have done nothing to deter putin as his forces continue to take control here in crimea. ukrainian places in crimea are holding out so far but putin could change things very quickly carried -- quickly. >> the first witness in the pistorius murder trial broke down today in cross-examination. his neighbor was overcome by emotion after two days of testimony. earlier in the day, the judge ordered an investigation into allegations that a tv station broadcast a picture of that woman. >> i am warning the media come if you do not behave, you are not going to be treated with soft gloves by this court. is on trial for killing his girlfriend on valentine's day last year. the olympic runner claims he thought he was firing at an intruder. educators say the couple that into a fight the night of the shooting. banks
in military activity. there is not reasoning with him. >> the secretary john kerry was able -- unable to get both sides to the targeting table. >> all parties agreed today it is important to try to resolve the issues through dialogue. >> ending back to the idea of trying to get major allies on board with opposing -- imposing sanctions, president obama did and perhapsameron, germany. these countries do a lot more business with russia than we do so it is a more sensitive topic for them. we heard from hillary clinton today about the situation in the ukraine. she says vladimir putin's remarks are reminiscent of adolf hitler, specifically she referenced his assertion he is protecting russians and crimea. she said it mirrors hitler's claims in the 1930's that he wanted to protect germans in czechoslovakia and romania. hertelegram quotes saying -- the comments came at a private fundraiser. she also said there is no -- is asn he has irrational as adolf hitler. >> marion airey released from the hospital. he has been undergoing treatment for a blood infection since being hospitalized february 10. infe
the united states today. telling secretary of state john kerry, that russia vows to respect the integrity of ukraine. they will not start an armed conflict. u.s. officials say they remain watchful. >>> and back here at home, police are celebrating a victory against organized car thieves. a multimillion-dollar international ring of carjackers, hauled in and arrested today. and this gang is accused of stealing luxury cars and suvs and selling them overseas. abc's gio benitez shows us why dangerous carjacking is on the rise in america. >> reporter: watch how quickly it can happen. a carjacker pulls a gun on a man, in front of his house. demanding his car keys. to drive off with the victim's mercedes. and just before christmas, a carjacker killed justin friedland, right in front of his wife at the mall, to take his luxury mall. it's what authorities are calling a carjacking epidemic. and today, police broke up a sophisticated carjacking ring. accused of swiping more than $8 million worth of high-end cars. even allegedly pistol-whipping some of their victims. more than two dozen people in jail
continue in new york this morning and kerry kennedy's dui trial. in closing arguments the prosecution disputed her claim that she didn't know she was impaired after dentally taking a sleeping pill. they said kennedy daughter of robert kennedy must have realized she felt drowsy before she slammed into a truck with her lexus. >>> images recorded on private yahoo! webcams may be in the hands of the british spy agency. "the guardian" reports the agency is stealing hundreds of thousands of screen shots including a huge haul of intimate photographs. it's not clear how many people had their images stolen but yahoo! messenger as 75 million users around the world of the paper says it got the information from nsa leaker edward snowden. >>> eric holder resting at home after a brief tay at the hospital. holder was treated for an elevated heart rate after experiencing lightheadedness and shortness of breath. the department also said that holder did not suffer any heart attack. >>> president obama has launched a mentoring program for at risk youth reaching out to black and latino boys growing up wi
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' >> seeking answers about the situation at the dmv. >> earlier today a new york jury found kerry kennedy not guilty of driving while impaired. she took a sleeping pill by accident and did not realize she was falling asleep behind the wheel. she sideswiped a tractor-trailer. she says she does not remember the crash. wasattorney says she singled out any misdemeanor case like this that usually does not go to trial. the prosecutors deny that and say they will respect the verdict. onwe have been reporting problems getting to get refunds from the d.c. dmv. we started asking quesons. chris matthews was there to get some answers of his own. >> it has not been easy to get timely answers. today, the dmv director had to answer the questions. and then after, she answered some of hours. wednesday a report about a computer glitch causing thousands of dollars in refunds, some dating back five years to go unpaid, had everyone looking for answers. 400 tickets are being refunded. >> you do not know if there's a office, theess your staff, the media, unless something brings it to our attention. >> during th
for the rest of the season. >> jury deliberations continue in new york this morning and kerry kennedy's dui trial. prosecution disputed kennedy's claim she didn't know she was impaired after accidentally taking a sleeping pill. they said kennedy, daughter of robert kennedy, must have felt drowsy before she slammed that truck with her lexus. >> images recorded on private yahoo! web cams may be in the hands of the british spy agency. the guardian reports the agency is stealing hundreds of thousands of screen shots including a huge hall of interthat the photographs. it is not clear how many people had their images stolen but yahoo! messengers has 75 million users around the world. they got the information from nsa leaker edward snowden. >> they say they were unaware of the snooping and would never condone it. >> a lot of people use webcams to have normal conversations with people far away. but also inappropriate things going on there too. and to think that those image are saved out there somewhere -- >> someone watching right now is going oh, boy, this isn't good. >> yeah. >> all right. the sm
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. injohn kerry was in tf -- a package that will help the ukrainian economy. he said sanctions against russia will backfire and while he does not want to start a fight, moscow reserves the right to protect russians in that country. >> on the diplomatic front, secretary kerry is slated to meet with his russian counterpart wednesday. officials are scheduled to meet with nato officials in brussels. jay korff, abc 7 news. >> dramatic moments outside of the wilson building where a car jumped the curb, hit a light post and then came to a rest at the foot of the steps. it was hours before that scene was clear. the driver was not injured. united airlines announced a crack down. a man lays out plans for a murder for hire. little does he know the man on the other end of the phone is not who he say >> you are watching abc 7 news and1:00 on your side. >> man is convicted of trying to hire someone to kill his wife and her boyfriend. intold you about this case march of 2012. he made a call hoping to hire a hit. the voice on the other end was an undercover agent. roz plater reports from rockville. >>
, -- "military storm." meanwhile, secretary of state john kerry is headed to the ukraine and president obama is calling for russia to stop the invasion. it is a violation of ukraine'ssovereignty, territorial integrity. they are in violation of international law. dowhe crisis and the tumbling more than 150.71-timed today. the european union plans to discuss its response during -- more than 150 points at one time today. the european union will plan to discuss its response during a meeting. the trial of olympic runner oscar pistorius began today. the neighbor testified to hearing blood curdling screams and four gunshots the night that he killed his girlfriend. contradictsimony his story. he said that he thought he was shooting an intruder. >> work is now underway in kentucky to remove the eight corvettes swallowed up by a massive sinkhole. you might recall that massive sinkhole inside the national corvette you meet -- corvette museum last month. once all of those vehicles are out, they will repair the hole and then work on restoring the cars. would still take one of those. back to the weather s
'll get the latest on that kerry kennedy case going to the jury right now as they try to determine whether the daughter of robert kennedy should be convicted for driving under the influence of ambien. abc's gio benitez has the story. >> reporter: this morning, kerry kennedy's fate is in the hands of a jury. four men and two women. handed the misdemeanor drug driving case -- >> we're very happy that the jury has the case. we think the evidence went in well. >> reporter: the defense which claims kennedy unknowingly took the sleeping pill ambien the morning she sideswiped a tractor trailer in 2012 rested thursday after calling its final witness. dr. david benjamin a clinical form cole gist who helped get ambien approved by the fda said it can cause automatic type behavior and zombieism. they might become impaired and not know it. >> this is a responsible woman. had she had her faculties about her she would have pulled over and called aaa. >> reporter: kennedy has pleaded not guilty and testified that the morning of the accident she had taken a generic form of ambien by mistake mixing it up wi
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